Dubrovnik, Croatia: the perfect short trip
Dubrovnik is a city that travelers cannot miss in Croatia. Nicknamed the Pearl of the Adriatic, its a feast for your eyes. It’s a historic jewel with an incredible old town. Dubrovnik has spectacular city walls that are filled with interesting sites as well as great restaurants and shops. It’s also small enough that you can explore easily on foot. However, it’s big enough that you will always be able to explore something new. It’s the perfect choice for a long weekend or short trip. You cannot miss it as part of a longer tailor made itinerary!
This month, we are sharing some of our favorite ideas for a long weekend in special smaller cities. These are just an idea of what we can plan for you. All our trips are tailor made to your travel style and wishes, so these are to give you a taste of what a short trip to Dubrovnik could be!
Day 1: Welcome to Dubrovnik
Upon arrival at Dubrovnik airport, you will have a private transfer waiting to bring you to your hotel. The accommodations we can offer you in this spectacular seaside city have truly something for everyone. An opulent 5-star hotel with outdoor swimming pools and private terraces? A carefully restored, immaculate stone villa just outside the historical center? We work closely with our clients and partners to ensure we find your perfect place to stay while in the city.
After check in, our private guide will meet you at your hotel for a Dubrovnik city walking tour.
The city that has joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979 will amaze you with its beauty and history. Although recently known as one of the locations where the globally popular Game of Thrones series was filmed, this former republic, amazed everyone who came to visit.
Take a stroll through the Stradun, the city walls, and the narrow streets that hide many interesting things, both historical and life-like. The rest of the day is for your to explore on your own!
Day 2: Explore Croatia through its food
Take a break from the city crowd and explore Konavle, the most southern part of Croatia. Enjoy the breathtaking nature and try food and drinks that you cannot find in the stores. After you leave Dubrovnik, your first stop will be Cavtat. After, enjoy a panoramic drive through Konavle, which will take you to Konavoski Dvori, the most famous part of Konavle. Ljuta River and the beautiful trees around it are something worth capturing.
After your walk, you will enjoy a traditional, educational and entertaining cooking lesson! Making your own food with a help of the locals is a truly unforgettable experience. They will teach you incredibly delicious local dishes and prove you why Konavle is unforgettable experience. They will teach you incredibly delicious local dishes and prove you why Konavle is so famous for its food and friendly people. After the class, you will enjoy the “fruits of your labor” with an amazing meal created by you!
Day 3: A day on the boat!
This is an amazing full-day luxury experience! Your private driver will accompany you to the harbor where your private Jeanneau Leader 850 speed-boat and captain will be awaiting your arrival. Sailing around Dubrovnik old town will give you amazing, different and breathtaking perspective of this fascinating city.
You’ll then continue towards Lokrum, an island full of legends, attractive and spots for filmmakers and views on this nature reserve. You will also visit the lovely bays of Koloep and Lopud, where you can take a nice swim in anj beach and have lunch in local restaurant (lunch not included). Your day will end with a visit to the island of ipan before returning to Dubrovnik around 6PM.
Day 4: See you next time, Dubrovnik!
It’s time to bid farewell to Croatia! We will arrange for a private transfer to the airport for your flight home…imati dobar put (safe travels)!
Your trip doesn’t stop here? Our private driver can bring you to nearby Montenegro. A private boat to one of the breathtaking islands? Your trip is up to you!
Always tailor made
We hope that these tours and excursions gave you some ideas for a short trip to Croatia. These tours are just a handful of what we can organize for you. All of our trips are completely tailored to your travel dreams and wishes!
It is our mission and promise to make your Mediterranean travel dreams come true! If Dubrovnik is the solution to your wanderlust, we are waiting to hear from you!